KUALA LUMPUR (13 OCTOBER 2017) – The closing ceremony of the Karnival Inovasi Teknologi Hijau 2017 programme was officiated by HE Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Maximus Johnity Ongkili, Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center (KLCC). The carnival was held for a duration of 3 days from 11 – 13 October at 2 locations: KLCC and Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (MGTC), Bangi. The programme saw participants from 16 states including W.P. Labuan, W.P. Kuala Lumpur and W.P. Putrajaya. Each contingent was represented by a State Education Department official, team manager, teacher and the secondary students involved in the programme.
The Karnival Inovasi Teknologi Hijau 2017 programme was organized as a collaboration between the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA), YaHijau, the Ministry of Education Malaysia (KPM) and the Centre for Education, Training & Research in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (CETREE). For the carnival, several competitions at a national level were held with the elements of Green Technology.
7 different categories of competitions were held for the students, which were: Pertandingan Reka Cipta Inovasi Teknologi Hijau, Pertandingan Reka Bentuk Bandar Teknologi Hijau, Pertandingan Inovasi Tenaga Biojisim, Pertandingan Green Technology Show, Green Cooker Challenge, Pertandingan Solar Vehicle Challenge, dan Xplorace Teknologi Hijau & Kuiz Teknologi Hijau.